Arable farming

For crop producers, soil quality and health are crucial for production. Producers can get the most out of their fields by using agricultural machinery from Kuhn Group, from ploughs to tillage tools to planters and seed drills. In addition, Kuhn Group offers a broad range of crop nutrient management and crop protection equipment. Thanks to the state-of-the-art control systems equipping the Kuhn machines, plants can be fed and protected with precision and in an efficient and sustainable way.

 

Dairy and livestock farming

Kuhn Group is historically recognized as a global leader in the field of hay and forage harvesting machinery. In this segment, Kuhn Group offers the industry’s widest range of mowers, mower-conditioners, tedders, rakes and mergers, and also a wide range of balers and wrappers meeting varied operational requirements. The Kuhn bedding and feeding machines ensure that animals are provided with a comfortable environment and are fed with balanced mixed feed rations.

Landscape maintenance

Kuhn Group’s range of machines for landscape maintenance is composed  of boom and road-side mowers and shredders as well as sprayers and salt and sand spreaders.

«With strong roots, a rich history, and the world’s largest range of specialized farm implements, Kuhn Group holds leading market positions and is recognized in more than 100 countries. This is entirely due to our Group’s focus on quality and innovation and our employees’ unyielding commitment to deliver the best possible ownership experience to our customers.»

Thierry Krier
Division President Kuhn Group

Key figures Kuhn Group

CHF million

Change in

2018

2017

%

%1)

%2)

Order intake

1 209.6

1 137.5

6.3

5.3

4.8

Net sales

1 204.4

1 075.6

12.0

11.0

10.5

Order book

406.6

439.9

4.7

2.4

0.8

Operating profit (EBITDA)

140.5

133.0

5.6

as % of net sales

11.7%

12.4%

Operating profit (EBIT)

98.0

93.0

5.4

as % of net sales

8.1%

8.6%

Number of employees at 31 December

5 352

5 235

2.2

1.1

Average number of employees during year

5 334

5 075

5.1

4.9

1)Adjusted for currency effects

2)Adjusted for currency and acquisition effects